Arsenal Youth Gossip

Let us trawl through the world’s media for Arsenal youth transfer news and gossip so you don’t have to

Ben Sheaf with Doncaster Rovers (Photo via Twitter / DRFC_Official)

Doncaster fansite give their thoughts on Arsenal loanee Ben Sheaf so far

Arsenal's Ben Sheaf has spent a little over a month with loan club Doncaster Rovers, so we caught up with the people over at fan website Into The Empty Net to find out how he's doing.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Dominic Thompson of Arsenal FC reacts after Callum Hudson-Odoi of Chelsea FC (not pictured) scores his sides fourth goal during the FA Youth Cup Final, second leg match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on April 30, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Arsenal agree to sell 19-year-old to Brentford

Arsenal have reportedly sold youngster Dominic Thompson to Brentford with his medical taking place now.
Forward Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal (L) is tackled by Niklas Sule of Bayern Munich during their International Champions Cup game at the Dignity Health Stadium in Carson, California on July 17, 2019. - Arsenal went on to win 2-1. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

Bristol City want Eddie Nketiah on loan but Lee Bowyer thinks he’ll stay with...

Bristol City want to sign Eddie Nketiah on loan, but Charlton boss Lee Bowyer thinks the youngster's pre-season performances will see him stay with Arsenal.
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - MAY 13: Vontae Daley-Campbell of England during the UEFA European Under-17 Championship Between Norway and England at Pirelli Stadium on May 13, 2018 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Arsenal 18-year-old rejects professional contract, joins Leicester

Arsenal's 18-year-old right back Vontae Daley-Campbell has left the club and joined Leicester.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Jordi Osei-Tutu of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League 2 match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on April 15, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

3 clubs line up to take talented Arsenal 20-year-old

Rennes, VfL Bochum, and Strasbourg are all interested in signing Jordi Osei-Tutu who is apparently available on loan.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Jordi Osei-Tutu of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League 2 match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on April 15, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Arsenal to offer youngster new deal as Hamburg and Celtic declare interest

Arsenal look set to offer Jordi Osei-Tutu a new contract but the youngster could still end up leaving for Germany.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - MARCH 29: Freddie Ljungberg, Manager of Arsenal gives Jordi Osei-Tutu of Arsenal instructions during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Meadow Park on March 29, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images)

Hamburg table offer for highly-rated Arsenal 20-year-old

Hamburg have reportedly tabled an offer for Arsenal's Jordi Osei-Tutu.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Jaden Brown of Tottenham Hotspur beats Joseph Olowu during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on August 31, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal 19-year-old picks Nigeria over England and could leave this summer

Arsenal's young defender, Joseph Olowu, has opted to represent Nigeria instead of England.

Arsenal guarantee 2 deals for exciting teenager

Arsenal have handed a deal to 16-year-old Miguel Azeez that will see scholarship terms activated on July 1 and a professional contract handed to him on 20 September when he turns 17.

Arsenal and Manchester United in Tanzania to watch 3 exciting young Nigerians again

Arsenal are reportedly set to send scouts to Tanzania in order to watch three Golden Eaglets with a view to signing them once they are 'of age'.

Arsenal sign attacking midfielder from Ipswich but all is not as it seems

A story is doing the rounds claiming Arsenal have agreed to sign Marcelo Flores from Ipswich and the 15-year-old will join his sisters, Silvana and Tatiana who are already at the club, however, we actually signed him last summer.
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - OCTOBER 5: Dominik Szoboszlai (R) of Hungary and Manuel Locatelli (L) in action during the International Friendly match between Hungary U21 and Italy U21 at Ferenc Szusza Stadium on October 5, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Laszlo Szirtesi/Getty Images)

6ft1 18-year-old to snub Arsenal for Italy move

Arsenal look set to miss out on Hungarian youngster Dominik Szoboszlai who seems destined for a move to Serie A.
Edward Nketiah

Report: Arsenal star's family asked for money to secure international call up

Eddie Nketiah has reportedly told Ghana that he won’t represent them at international level after his father was allegedly asked for money to obtain the call-up.

Manchester City send ‘invitation’ to youngster Arsenal reportedly already signed

Manchester City reportedly sent Nigeria u15 international Lateef Omidiji Jnr. an invitation to train with them and to check out their facilities but according to a report Daily Trust in Nigeria, Feyenoord stopped that from happening.
Ben Cottrell

Arsenal starlet wanted by Euro giants 'honoured' to be at Arsenal

Marseille and Borussia Dortmund are tracking Arsenal’s Ben Cottrell, a ‘classy’ midfielder who has starred for the u18s this season but the player seems more than happy with the club.
Norway v England - UEFA European Under-17 Championship: Quarter Final

Top European clubs circle over 'next Kyle Walker' in Arsenal academy

RB Leipzig, Schalke, Sassuolo and Atalanta are all tracking Arsenal youngster Vontae Daley-Campbell, according to reports in the English media.

Arsenal move for 3 exciting Nigerian starlets who scored 3 goals this week

Arsenal are ‘locked in a chase’ for young Nigerian starlet Akinkunmi Amoo as well as Samson Tijani and Olatomi Olaniyan according to media reports in the country.

'Every day I missed first-team football': Arsenal man speaks on injury struggles

Krystian Bielik explains what a 'great experience' it is for him to go to Charlton and start matches consistently, after his struggles with injury and getting into the Arsenal first-team.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 12: Krystain Bielik during the Arsenal Training Session at at Koragah Oval on July 12, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Manager calls out 'exceptional' Arsenal loanee's 1 key flaw after weekend winner

Charlton manager Lee Bowyer has admitted Krystian Bielik still has room for improvement, despite making a strong start to life with his new club.
Club Atletico de Madrid v Arsenal - International Champions Cup 2018

Emery vetoes academy star's loan move to keep him for the first-team

Unai Emery has reportedly vetoed any Emile Smith Rowe plans to leave the club on loan this season, as the head coach wants to keep the 18-year-old around.

USA move to ‘steal’ 17-year-old ‘top Arsenal scholar’ from England

The USA Soccer Federation has called up Forlain Balogun for their u18 team ahead of a tournament in the Czech Republic, ‘leap-frogging’ England and Nigeria who are both interested in the player.

Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham battle for exciting 17-year-old winger

Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham have all shown interest in 17-year-old winger Elvis Azah, after the youngsters trial in pre-season with Cardiff City.
MAJADAHONDA, SPAIN - JANUARY 27: Stephy Mavididi of Arsenal looks on after losing the UEFA Youth League match between Atletico de Madrid and Arsenal at Atletico de Madrid Sport City on January 27, 2015 in Majadahonda, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Arsenal forward's contract with Juventus: Details leaked after ‘full blitz’ on Arsenal

Stephy Mavididi is set to join the Juventus B team in what is a surprising move for many.

Arsenal set to sign young attacking midfielder: Player confirms move himself

Catalin Carjan says Arsenal have sent him the tickets to join them as soon as he turns 16, and they want him in the first team in just two years' time.

Arsenal confirm midfielder has been released

Arsenal have confirmed that Josh Dasilva hasn't signed a new deal with the club, and as a result he's currently a free agent.

15-year-old 'most talented' midfielder to sign for Arsenal, 1st team in 2 years

15-year-old Romanian Cătălin Cârjan will sign a contract with Arsenal when he turns 16 according to an exclusive report from his home country.
Mexico-born Ruben Flores and his family have moved from Canada to Suffolk to pursue the footballing dream of his son, Marcelo, 13, who has signed for Ipswich. L-R Silvana, Marcelo and Tatiana Flores. (via eadt)

Arsenal sign Canadian ‘Craig Bellamy’ who turned down Tottenham and Liverpool

Arsenal have agreed a deal with Ipswich to sign Marcelo Flores after his sister also signed for the club.
Joel Lopez with Spain

Confirmed: Arsenal sign Barcelona youngster

Arsenal have completed the signing of Barcelona full-back Joel Lopez, with the youngster joining on scholarship terms until next March, when he can sign a professional contract.

Arsenal midfielder posts major hint at new deal on social media

Vlad Dragomir has posted a major hint about his future on Instagram, as speculation continues over whether he'll sign a new deal to stay with Arsenal.
Vlad Dragomir (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Talented 19-year-old released by Arsenal in high demand

Vlad Dragomir is a wanted man after being released by Arsenal with Cagliari and Bologna showing an interest in the player according to a report from Romania.

Major hint that talented Arsenal duo have agreed new deals

Joshua Dasilva and Tobi Omole appear to have agreed new deals with Arsenal, as they were both spotted in pre-season training on Tuesday.
Sam Greenwood / Sunderland u18s

Arsenal favourites to sign in-form striker with 21 goals in 26 games

Arsenal are in pole position to sign 16-year-old striker Sam Greenwood from Sunderland's academy, according to reports.

Arsenal see off Manchester United, emerge as favourites to sign Sunderland striker

Arsenal are reportedly the favourites to sign 16-year-old Sam Greenwood from Sunderland after the teenager rejected a contract with the Black Cats. Greenwood, who is...

Barcelona defender agrees to sign for Arsenal

Arsenal have reportedly agreed a deal to sign 16-year-old Joel Lopez Salguero from Barcelona’s youth academy after the player refused a deal to stay in Spain.

Arsenal 'likely' to lose promising youngster this summer

Julio Pleguezuelo completed his loan spell with Gimnastic de Tarragona on Saturday, but it doesn't look likely he'll return to play for the Arsenal first team.

Arsenal close in on exciting double signing from Barcelona

Arsenal are closing on two players from the Barcelona academy, according to reports in Spain.

Arsenal starlet set for 1st team debut

Emile Smith Rowe trained with the Arsenal first-team on Saturday, and the youngster could be set for his first Premier League minutes before the end of the campaign.

Arsenal face losing young star over contract stand-off with top clubs interested

Arsenal could lose 16-year-old goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo to RB Leipzig or Celtic this summer, because the youngster hasn't signed a scholarship with the club.

Arsenal Nigerian forward to leave club this summer, 2 clubs already made contact

Aaron Eyoma is currently on trial with Derby County ahead of a departure this summer.
Reiss Nelson (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Real Madrid lead 'a lengthy queue' of clubs chasing Arsenal academy star

Real Madrid and AS Monaco are the 'leading contenders' to sign Arsenal youngster Reiss Nelson, according to reports, but there's still a good chance the 18-year-old will stay put.